European Union approves new recommendations for cannabis.

European Union approves new recommendations for cannabis.

The European Union have issued new recommendations for cannabis: The revised text asks for “scientific and independent research on the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, and for the European Commission to develop a comprehensive strategy to ensure independent research, development, authorisation, Marketing and surveillance and to avoid abuse of cannabis products. “ The resolution […]

Does Cannabis help with sleep?

Does Cannabis help with sleep?

If you drink quite a lot of alcohol it will help you sleep, but as we all know, it’s how you sleep and the way you feel the following day. Too much alcohol and the head hurts etc, not a really restful sleep. However, with cannabis, you get to sleep quickly. But is the sleep […]

Link between cannabis use in heavy drinkers and reduced risk of alcohol induced pancreatitis.

Link between cannabis use in heavy drinkers and reduced risk of alcohol induced pancreatitis.

The major clinical features of chronic pancreatitis are abdominal pain coupled with malabsorption/maldigestion and diabetes resulting from the exocrine and endocrine insufficiency. There have been two studies published in the journal ‘Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research’ which link cannabis use to a reduced risk of getting alcohol induced pancreatitis and alcohol gastritis. The research seemed […]

ANIMALS GET STONED TOO!

ANIMALS GET STONED TOO!

We know that humans like getting wasted one way or another look at the number of ways we have developed to get high, drugs and alcohol take your pick. But what about animals? Do they have ways to get out of it? You’ve probably heard about cat nip, maybe drunk elephants, so you know some […]

Cannabis- medical use -UK

Cannabis- medical use -UK

The cannabis plant is host to a number of cannabinoids, the two most heard about are THC and CBD. THC is the psychotic part of the plant, in industrial hemp the THC content isrelatively low and in Europe levels of 0.2% THC are legal, (0.2% THC will notproduce any psychotic effect, some strains of marijuana […]

A brief rundown of legality of cannabis in various countries

CANADA On October 17, 2018, Canada became the latest country to legalize recreational marijuana in full. Growers can get licensed by the federal government, and then individual provinces will determine how the product gets distributed and sold. It won’t be heavily advertised — the attitude here is that the government will sign off, but not […]

Do you spend more on Marijuana than eating out?

Legal American Marijuana customers spend more on their marijuana than on eating out. It is a rather interesting question and one which we should all be aware of. How much do we spend on Marijuana? As far as I know there has not been a study done in Europe to review this question, however the […]

Can CBD help your pet?

Can CBD help your pet?

Can CBD help your pet? Due to mammals having an endocannabinoid system as do humans, CBD can be as beneficial to pets as it is to their owners. There is one point to be taken into account: dogs have a greater concentration of cannabinoid receptors CBD can help your pet for the following conditions: • […]

Cannabis could prevent diabetes, according to experts

Cannabis could prevent diabetes, according to experts

People who use cannabis, whether ingested or smoked, may have a lower susceptibility to diabetes due to the metabolic disturbances caused by the plant in the body The disease is directly related to obesity and both diseases are impacted by the two cannabinoid receptors that we have in the brain and that, in contact with […]